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by | Oct 23, 2022

November is almost upon us, and the consensus among credible election analysts is that any momentum the Democrats enjoyed this summer has evaporated. Despite implausible claims about the ephemeral “Dobbs effect,” the election was always destined to be about inflation,…

by | Oct 16, 2022

I can remember the exact moment I became politically aware. It was on November 4, 1979, when a group of radical Islamic Iranians smashed into the United States Embassy and took 66 Americans hostage. Up to that time, as a…

by | Oct 11, 2022

Ya just gotta love the utter cluelessness over there at — yet again — the Washington Post. Just last week, the paper was standing up for voter fraud denial by opposing the raft of GOP candidates running on a platform of…

by | Oct 4, 2022

I used to respect the Washington Post in a way that I couldn’t — and still can’t — respect the New York Times, arguably the most overrated newspaper in history. True, the Post has supported some of the dumbest presidents in…

by | Sep 28, 2022

“Pennsylvania is on fire,” opines George Will in his Washington Post column on the Pennsylvania election for governor. “Since 1915, the Red Ash colliery has been burning beneath the hills near Wilkes-Barre, and dozens of other fires smolder in abandoned coal…

by | Sep 4, 2022

In President Joe Biden’s 2007 memoir, Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics, he wrote that the late Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.) gave him the best advice he ever received: “Joe, never attack another man’s motive, because you don’t know…

by | Aug 18, 2022

Most of my political friends are proud to tell me that they do not read the Washington Post any longer, ever since its final conversion to aggressive woke journalism. This is a shame since conservatives are in effect cutting themselves off…

by | Aug 4, 2022

On Wednesday, Elisabeth Zerofsky of the New York Times Magazine published a lengthy essay titled “How the Claremont Institute Became a Nerve Center of the American Right.” Zerofsky’s piece was well-researched, honest, and measured, but the same cannot necessarily be…

by | Jul 22, 2022

In November 2021, the media was realizing that perhaps the Biden presidency was not something it could endorse at every turn with unvarnished praise. Inflation had hit 6.2 percent, supply-chain headaches leading up to the holidays were top of mind,…

by | Jul 19, 2022

The Pulitzer board diminished the worth of its prize by refusing on Monday to rescind awards given to the New York Times and the Washington Post for reporting a hoax as true. “For deeply sourced, relentlessly reported coverage in the public interest that…

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